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Ofsted Report Autumn 2017 - posted 6th Oct

The Halifax Academy was visited by a team of Ofsted inspectors for a full 2 day inspection on 14th and 15th September. The inspection team, led by Jim McGrath, visited many lessons, talked to pupils, staff and parents, scrutinised pupil work, examined achievement data, plans for improvement and met with leaders and governors to evaluate a range of evidence about the academy’s performance. Overall, the inspection team concluded that The Halifax Academy is a good school.

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Happy and Healthy - posted 24th Apr

Pupils in our Primary Phase had great fun during their Healthy Lifestyles Enrichment Week. The week started with a flurry of activity with pupils learning from specialist cricket and martial arts sports coaches, baking healthy snacks and learning about the importance of a healthy diet in work with Funky Foods all on the first day.
The week continued with sessions to try further sports. Children worked with our gymnastics coach, went swimming and took part in tennis coaching at Queens Sports Club. They enjoyed making and drinking healthy smoothies. The Better Living Team also worked with children and then ran a session for parents to promote healthy lifestyles.

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